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C200: Sidewalks as Yellow Brick Roads to Health

2011 March 15
by Richard L. Dyksterhuis

< The author attempts a "safe walk" on sidewalkless N. 130th St, c. 2010 >


Richard L. Dyksterhuis, 83, is a retired Seattle school teacher and principal, and has been active for improved infrastructure and increased open and park spaces in the Bitter Lake-Broadview area for five years.

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  1. Joshua Daniel Franklin permalink
    March 17, 2011

    My favorite.

  2. Victoria Dyksterhuis Folkerts permalink
    March 21, 2011

    So proud of you for making a difference in your community!

  3. Laura Woods permalink
    March 22, 2011

    You are amazing! We are so very proud of you.

  4. Bill Maynard permalink
    March 22, 2011

    You continue to inspire me Richard. Great statement.

  5. Ralph Rosinbum permalink
    March 24, 2011

    I too long for those good old days when sidewalks were safe and I could walk my doggie without a leash. Keep up the good work, Richard

  6. April 9, 2011

    Wonderful, Richard!

  7. kate martin permalink
    April 11, 2011

    Richard – you’re a gem! I don’t think there are any activists in Seattle finer than you.

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